Internet Of Things
By Jason Knott · November 14, 2017 • Marriott's IoT Guestroom Lab uses IoT technology from Samsung and Legrand to bring voice- and app-controlled virtual assistant to hotel rooms. Deployment still 5 years away.
By Michael Smith · November 13, 2017 • Smart home community trend is taking off. What can manufacturers, installers and dealers do to catch the tailwind?
By Curt Hayes · October 9, 2017 • Dealers who ignore the Internet of Things and DIY trends, and cut labor rates to fit perceived new market dynamics, will likely fail.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 7, 2017 • CEDIA keynote speaker Dave Evans, co-founder and CTO of Stringify, says IoT (or IoIT 'Internet of Intelligent Things') has huge implications for smart homes and the world around us.
By Lisa Montgomery · August 25, 2017 • Anixter execs offer integrators advice on how to capitalize from IoT trend through maintenance contracts and understanding product life cycles.
By CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2017 • Whisker Labs’ sensing and software analytics platform taps the electrical network to connect all appliances in a home, delivering real-time power usage data to consumers.
By CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2017 • CUJO's mission is to protect homes and users against the growing threats of home hacking. See the IoT security solution at CEDIA 2017 in booth #739.
By Steve Karantzoulidis · August 16, 2017 • Smart lock vendor LockState accidentally bricks its own locks through a failed automatic firmware update. More than 500 customers using model 6000i RemoteLocks were impacted.
By Chelsea Cafiero · July 28, 2017 • Smart-home platform Wink has a new owner: musician and tech entrepreneur will.i.am. Tech company i.am+ paid $38.7 million upfront plus a $20 million commitment towards future manufacturing.
By Jason Knott · June 21, 2017 • ZigBee PRO 2017 mesh IoT network spec operates in 800-900MHz and 2.4GHz frequency bands simultaneously, enabling signals to penetrate concrete walls more easily.
By Jason Knott · April 14, 2017 • Whisker Labs's low-voltage sensor identifies electrical signatures, enabling integrators to earn RMR from energy management of every device in a smart home.
By Jason Knott · April 6, 2017 • ADT Pulse smart home automation system surpasses its 2 millionth customer. Pulse 8.0 revamped design due out this spring.
By Chelsea Cafiero · April 6, 2017 • The Z-Wave Alliance will now require mandatory implementation of the new Security 2 (S2) framework.
By CE Pro Editors · March 23, 2017 • New Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Connected Home Security Checklist Tool details proper cybersecurity protocols for installing Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
By Jason Knott · February 17, 2017 • Target renovates its Open House store in San Francisco with more interactive displays and more smart home products. The store also collects qualitative and quantitative data on engagement levels by shoppers.